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Psychology Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Psychology Quiz Set 8

Questions
1 Which of the following concept, according to which each mental event has a unique time of ascendency, the plan for which is contained in the organism’s gene ?
1 Epigenesis
2 Maturation
3 Genotype
4 Phenotype

Answer:Epigenesis
2 Rollo May’s description of personality development can be explained in which of following sequences
1 Innocence → Dependence → Rebellion → Ordinary Consciousness of self → Creative Consciousness of self
2 Dependence → Innocence → Rebellion → Ordinary Consciousness of self → Creative Consciousness of self
3 Innocence → Rebellion → Dependence → Ordinary Consciousness of self → Creative Consciousness of self
4 Dependence → Innocence → Rebellion → Creative Consciousness of Self → Ordinary Consciousness of self

Answer:Dependence → Innocence → Rebellion → Ordinary Consciousness of self → Creative Consciousness of self
3 Because of the lightning speed, computers can retrieve and manipulate stored data faster than people, but the human brain beats the computer hands down when it comes to :
1 Using heuristics
2 Following algorithms
3 Serial processing
4 Simultaneous processing

Answer:Simultaneous processing
4 Which of the following is the sleep disorder in which the person is physically active during REM sleep ?
1 Narcolepsy
2 Cataplexy
3 Somnambolism
4 REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder

Answer:REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder
5 Organizational behaviour focusses on :

(a) How to improve productivity

(b) Reduce absenteeism and turnover

(c) Increase employees job satisfaction and commitment

(d) Increase decision making ability

code:

1 (a), (b), (d)
2 (b), (c), (d)
3 (a), (b), (c)
4 (a), (c), (d)

Answer:(a), (b), (c)
6 Fluid general intelligence (gf) includes the abilities :

(a) to perceive relationship among stimulus patterns

(b) to comprehend implications

(c) to draw inferences from relationships

(d) to acquire quantitative knowledge

code:

1 (a) and (b) only
2 (c) and (d) only
3 (a), (b) and (c) only
4 (b), (c) and (d) only

Answer:(a), (b) and (c) only
7 According to Jung, which of the following is the deepest and darkest part of collective unconscious and contains all of the animal instincts
1 Anima
2 Animus
3 Shadow
4 Persona

Answer:Shadow
8 Length and Intensity of Lightwave play an important role in
1 Perception of colour and brightness
2 Perception of colour and illumination
3 Perception of constancy and brightness
4 Perception of brightness and illumination

Answer:Perception of colour and brightness
9 Geeta studied for sociology exam and then studied for psychology exam. Certain concepts and theories are similar in psychology and sociology. While taking sociology exam, she finds that she keeps getting confused with psychology theorists. Geeta’s problem is most likely due to
1 Decay of memory trace
2 Proactive interference
3 Retroactive interference
4 Encoding failure

Answer:Retroactive interference
10 Which of the following sequence is correct in case of the curve of forgetting ?
1 Percent recall of words is greatest immediately after learning → Percent recall decreases rapidly within the first hour → Percent recall further decreases rapidly after 30 days.
2 Percent recall of words is greatest immediately after learning → Percent recall decreases rapidly within the first hour → Forgetting levels off after the first hour.
3 Percent recall of words is greatest after two days → Forgetting levels off within 10 – 15 days → Percent recall decreases further after 30 days.
4 Percent recall of words is greatest after 2 days → Percent recall decreases rapidly 20 days → Forgetting levels off after 30 days.

Answer:Percent recall of words is greatest immediately after learning → Percent recall decreases rapidly within the first hour → Forgetting levels off after the first hour.
11 In Pavolian conditioning paradigm the strongest and most rapid conditioning occurs in
1 Simultaneous conditioning
2 Trace conditioning
3 Short-delay conditioning
4 Long-delay conditioning

Answer:Short-delay conditioning
12 Utilitarianism provided the description of ______ of thought and behaviour.
1 what
2 when
3 why
4 how

Answer: why
13 Meaningfulness of verbal material can be indexed in terms of
1 Associative Reaction Time
2 Associative Value
3 Single Response Free Association
4 Single Response Controlled Association

Answer:Associative Value
14 Facial Feedback Hypothesis supports
1 Canon-Bard Theory of Emotion
2 James-Lange Theory of Emotion
3 Two-Factor Theory of Emotion
4 Opponent Process Theory of Emotion

Answer:James-Lange Theory of Emotion
15 Chronometric measurement of intelligence involves the use of which of the following :
1 Reaction time apparatus
2 Flicker-Fusion apparatus
3 ECG Bio-feedback apparatus
4 EMG Bio-feedback apparatus

Answer:Reaction time apparatus

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